Explaining Disparities in Democrats' Delegate Tallies

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/18784706/18784689" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Since Tuesday, different news organizations have been reporting various different tallies of delegates for each candidate, with some putting Barack Obama ahead and others Hillary Clinton.

Democratic strategist Tad Devine, who is not affiliated with any presidential campaign this year and is an expert on the party's system of awarding delegates, explains why the disparities are so significant.

Devine talks with Robert Siegel.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.